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Charles BUSH

Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1919 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • UK, Europe 1950-51
  • China 1956
  • UK, Europe, Egypt, Mexico, USA since 1961

Slab fence, Old Springbank Estate, Keilor 1948 Place made: Keilor, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: paper in old cardboard matt

Primary Insc: Signed lower left within image in pen and black ink 'Bush'. Dated and titled on sheet lower left in pen and black ink 'Slab fence - Old Springbank Estate - Keilor 48.'. Titled and inscribed lower right of matt in black pencil, 'Slab Fence - Springbank Estate - (Pounds sign) 5.5.0'.
Dimensions: image 32.6 h x 54.4 w cm sheet 41.0 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of June Davies, from the collection of Charles Bush 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.1319
  • With the artist until his death in 1989.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from June Davies, Melbourne, August 1993.
  • June Davies with artist friends Charles Bush (1919-1989) and his companion Phyl Waterhouse (1917-1989) established Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, in 1962.